SharePoint 2010 – List and Library

  • Asset Library – A place to share, browse and manage rich media assets, like images, audio and video files. (Do you see it?)
  • Data Connection Library – A place where you can easily share files that contain information about external data connections.
  • Document Library – A place for strong documents or other files that you want to share. Document libraries allow folders, versioning, and check out.
  • Form Library – A place to manage business forms like status reports or purchase orders. Form libraries require a compatible XML editor, such as Microsoft InfoPath.
  • Picture Library – A place to upload and share pictures.
  • Report Library – A place where you can easily create and manage web pages and documents to track metrics, goals and business intelligence information. (Do you see it again?)
  • Slide Library – Create a slide library when you want to share slides from Microsoft office PowerPoint, or a compatible application. Slide libraries also provide special features for finding, managing, and reusing slides.
  • Translation Management – Create a translation management library when you want to create documents in multiple languages and manage translation tasks. Translation management libraries include a workflow to manage the translation process and provide sub-folders, file version, and check-in/check-out.
  • Wiki Page Library – An interconnected set of easily editable web pages, which can contain text, images and web parts. (Did you see it for the last time?)
  • Announcements – A list of news items, statues and other short bits of information. (I give up)
  • Calendar – A calendar of upcoming meetings, deadlines or other events. Calendar information can be synchronized with Microsoft Outlook or other compatible programs.
  • Contacts – A list of people your team works with, like customers or partners. Contacts lists can synchronize with Microsoft Outlook or other compatible programs.
  • Custom List – A blank list to which you can add your own columns and views. use this if none of the build-in list types are similar to the list you want to make.
  • Custom List in Datasheet View – A blank list which is displayed as a spreadsheet in order to allow easy data entry. You can add your own columns and views. This list type requires a compatible list datasheet ActiveX control, such as the one provided in Microsoft Office.
  • Discussion Board – A place to have newsgroup-style discussion. Discussion boards make it easy to manage discussion threads and can be configured to require approval for all posts.
  • External List – Create an external list to view the data in an external type.
  • Import Spreadsheet – Create a list which duplicates the columns and data of an existing spreadsheet. Importing a spreadsheet requires Microsoft Excel or other compatible program.
  • Issue Tracking – A list of issues or problems associated with the project or item. You can assign, prioritize and track issue status.
  • Languages and Translators – Create a list of languages for which the Translation Management workflow will assign translation tasks. You can also specify the translators for each language.
  • Links – A list of web pages or other resources.
  • Project Tasks – A place for team or personal tasks. Project tasks lists provide a Gantt Chart view and can be opened by Microsoft project or other compatible programs.
  • Status List – A place to track and display a set of goals. Colored icons display the degree to which the goals have been achieved.
  • Survey – A list of questions which you would like to have people answer. Survey allows you to quickly create questions and view graphical summaries of the responses.
  • Tasks – A place for team or personal tasks.

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